Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Poetry Winner Announced

Sophie Cooke
Newington resident  Sophie Cooke has won the ESRC Genomics Forum Poetry Competition! The results were announced Saturday at the Scottish Poetry Library . The competition received over 200 entries from countries as far away as America, India, Uganda, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.

Sophie has written widely, from her novels 'Under The Mountain' and 'The Glass House' to short stories and magazine articles as well as being broadcast on BBC Radio.

For more about Sophie click here.

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Local resident Jim Sillars in the news

Former deputy leader of the SNP Jim Sillars lives locally.  He has been speaking out on a couple of issues recently. First, here is today...